Aroma:Reminiscent of Geranium Rose; has been used to adulterate Rose Essential Oil.
The aroma is sweet, fresh, floral and slightly green.
Latin Name:Cymbopogon martinii
Country of Origin:Nepal
Cultivation Method:Harvested from Wild Growing Plants
Extraction Method:Steam Distilled
Aromatherapy Properties:Refreshing and rejuvenating. Comforting and balancing. Great skin care ingredient for oily, mature and inflamed skin (dilute for use on skin).
Suggested Use:Use a few drops in a diffuser to freshen the aroma climate of your home.
Add up to 9 drops of Palmarosa or Aromaland's Therasmooth, Dry Skin or Sensitive Skin Blends (which contain Palmarosa) to 1oz. of unscented body care product to help problem skin.
History:Because of its similarity to Rose Geranium, this oil is also called "Indian Geranium" and was frequently used to adulterate Rose oil.
Specific Safety Information:No known toxicity. GRAS (Generally Regarded As Safe) approved by the FDA as food flavor.
Use in low concentration only in skin care since some individuals may react sensitive.